Hiking in Mt Elgon from Kenya 4 Days 3 Nights
- Price from:
- 780 USD /person
- Payment Types:
- Credit Card
- Travellers cheque
- Wire Transfer
- 4 days
- 1 hour
- Location Start:
- Eldoret/Kitale in Kenya
- Location Finish:
- Eldoret/Kitale in Kenya
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Last updated: 01/26/2010
Mount Elgon is an extinct shield volcano on the border of Uganda and Kenya,North of Kisumu and west of Kitale.
This is a four days team building or Adventure climbing activity. It starts at Eldoret or Kitale in Kenya and proceeds through Malaba and to Mbale in Uganda on to the Mt. Elgon and back to Kenya. The group is accompanied by a Guide and porters who have the duty of transporting some of the luggage for up to 18kg per person (the rest is extra luggage and it will be chargeable at extra cost). The food and menu for the hiking will be organized by Victoria safaris.
(Sasa trail is the fastest way to the main peak, however on the first day it is particularly tough with rugged climb of over 1600m).
Eldoret – Malaba - Budadiri to Sasa Camp (2.900m)
In the morning of this day, at 6.00am you will be met by our tour representative in Eldoret or in Kitale and briefed on your safari before you set out from Kenya and travel across the Uganda / Kenya border to reach Budadiri (1250 m), nearby to Mbale town, located at the gate of the Mount Elgon National Park. After arranging the guide and porters, with food and camping gear, you start walking until Sasa River Camp (2.900 m) for the dinner and overnight. The distance is about 8 km. and takes average 7 to 8 hours walk. Altitude in a day: 1.700m.
From Sasa camp to Mude Camp (3.500m)
After breakfast at the camping site, proceed through the forest to Mude Cave Campsite for dinner and overnight. Distance of the day about 5 km. and 4 to 5 hours walk. Altitude of the day: 600m.
From Mude Camp to Wagagay Peak (4321 m) and return to Mude
After breakfast you walk through the moorland zone up to the main peak, Wagagai, and return to the Mude campsite for dinner and overnight. Distance of the day: 18 km.and 8 to 9 hours walk. Altitude of the day: 820m.
From Mude Camp back to Budadiri - Kenya
After breakfast descend to Budadiri and back to Mbale town and then back to Kenya border town of Malaba where you will cross back to Eldoret or Kitale.
End of Services.
- Inclusions -
- -Full board and meals during the hike -Transport from Kenya into Uganda and back to Kenya. -Camping tent and camping gear -Mt Climber / Guide and one porter, carrying max 18kg -Cook -Park Entrance fees -English Speaking Driver/guide allowance -Government taxes
- Exclusions -
- -Cost of personal nature e.g. drinks, tips, laundry, telephone, etc -Visa Fees of US$ 50 per entry into Uganda and US$ 50 per entry into Kenya – Total – US$ 100 per person.
- Extras -
- Required Equipment for the hike:
-Rucksack, sleeping bag for low temperature and sleeping mat, one plate, cutlery, mug, knife, trekking shoes, poncho or rain coat, heavy worm jacket, hand gloves, scarf and cup, one jumper, a torch.
(Minimum 4 Persons)
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